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Boeing-Steiner Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
CEI-related research interests: dye-sensitized and organic-inorganic hybrid solar cells; carbon cryogel supercapacitors; nanostructured electrodes for Li ion batteries; nanocomposites for hydrogen storage; efficient energy conversion (fuel cells)
Assistant Professor, Physics
CEI related research interests: Design, growth and characterization of novel quantum materials for energy application, such as high temperature superconductors and topological insulators.
Jiun-Haw Chu Joined the Department of Physics as an Assistant Professor in March 2016. His research is focused on synthesis and characterization of materials with unconventional electronic and magnetic ground states, such high temperature superconductors and topological insulators. The ultimate goal is to understand and control these emergent quantum behaviors and apply them to energy and information technology. “
Harry and Catherine Jaynne Boand Endowed Professor of Chemistry
CEI-related research interests: Development and physical characterization of new functional inorganic materials with unusual electronic structures that give rise to desirable photophysical, photochemical, chemical, electronic, magnetic, or magneto-optical properties
Chief Scientist, Clean Energy Institute; Alvin L. and Verla R. Kwiram Endowed Professor of Chemistry and Washington Research Foundation Distinguished Scholar
CEI-related research interests: Physical chemistry of conjugated polymers and nanostructured materials with applications in optoelectronics – especially thin film solar cells – and sensing
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering (Starting January 2015)
CEI-related research interests: Nanocrystals and nanowires synthesized by scalable solution-based and supercritical fluid-based processes for energy conversion and energy storage applications
Boeing-Martin Professor of Chemical Engineering
CEI-related research interests: conjugated polymer semiconductors: synthesis, properties, self-assembly, and applications in optoeletronics and solar energy conversion technologies.
Close Professor, Electrical Engineering
CEI-related research interests: Achieving optimal balance between providing a reliable grid service, minimizing the cost of providing energy, and reducing the environmental impact of the electrical system while facilitating the use of renewable energy sources.
Washington Research Foundation Innovation Professor of Clean Energy, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
CEI-related research interests: electronic materials, including organic semiconductors, nanomaterials, photovoltaics, thin film batteries and printed and flexible electronics.
Washington Research Foundation Entrepreneurship Endowed Professor in Computer Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
CEI-related research interests: Developing new methods for monitoring and managing energy and water usage in the home through the development of new sensors and machine learning algorithms.
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
CEI-related research interests: Structured polymeric materials for batteries, fuel cells and solar cells. Self-assembly of plasmonic nanostructures. Neutron and x-ray scattering development of structure-function relationships in advanced energy materials.
Washington Research Foundation Innovation Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Clean Energy
CEI-related research interests: Integration of synthetic chemistry and physical chemistry to explore fundamental principles and dynamic interfacial processes, to develop advanced materials design concepts for low-cost, high-efficiency energy conversion and storage devices